69 Year Old Murder Story To Be Re-Told

The bru­tal mur­der of a Bryan librar­ian 69 years ago is being high­lighted in a new doc­u­men­tary, which will pre­miere on the anniver­sary of her death.
Emily Aber­nathy was killed on Sept. 19, 1946, in the Bryan library by James Robert Engle. The doc­u­men­tary about the mur­der enti­tled “Emily’s Story,” is being pre­sented by the Friends of the Bryan Library in asso­ci­a­tion with the Ohio Researchers of Banded Spirts, Cap­ture 1 Stu­dios and Pow­er­horse Pro­duc­tions. The doc­u­men­tary will pre­mier on the anniver­sary of Abernathy’s death, Sept. 19, at the Bryan Arts & Edu­ca­tion Cen­ter. Viewer dis­cre­tion is advised. There will be two show­ings. The pre­mier will be at 7 p.m. Tick­ets are $25 each or $40 for a cou­ple and include a copy of the movie’sDVD as well as an invi­ta­tion to go after the show to the library to met the cast and crew and enjoy some wine and food. The first show­ing is reserved seat­ing only and more than 250 seats have been sold so far. To reserve a seat, con­tact the Bryan Library. Pro­ceeds from the movie and DVD sales ben­e­fit the Friends of the Bryan Library.

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